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Conor McGregor Reacts To Israel Adesanya Losing At UFC 293

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In the main event of tonight’s UFC 293 pay-per-view, Sean Strickland defeated Israel Adesanya to win the UFC Middleweight Championship.

Strickland almost TKOed Adesanya in the first round. By the end, he ended up winning 4 rounds out of 5.

After the fight, both men hugged and showed respect to each other, with Adesanya raising Strickland’s hand.

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You can watch Strickland’s post-fight interview below:

Former 2-Division UFC World Champion Conor McGregor tweeted the following about this title change:

“I f**king love this sport and this company!

The ‘spar only’ method crowns the new UFC Middleweight World Champion. Well done Sean. Unlucky Izzy. Two quality operators as well as complete opposite characters facing off, where else would you get it. Incredible!

What a sport. What a company! UFC is King.”

Below are the complete PPV main card results:

– Tyson Pedro def. Anton Turkalj via KO (punches) in Round 1 of their Light Heavyweight (205 lbs) bout

– Justin Tafa def. Austen Lane via KO (punches) in Round 1 of their Heavyweight (265 lbs) bout

– Manel Kape def. Felipe dos Santos via Decision (unanimous) in their 3-round Flyweight (125 lbs) bout

– Alexander Volkov def. Tai Tuivasa via Submission (ezekial choke) in Round 2 of their Heavyweight bout (265 lbs)

– Sean Strickland def. Israel Adesanya (c) via Decision (unanimous) in their 5-round fight to win the UFC Middleweight (185 lbs) Championship

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